Extraordinary Fire Dancers

Jerry Lee

Extraordinary Fire Dancers, Paintings by Jerry Lee
  • Navajo painting
  • Extraordinary Fire Dancers
Savvy Price $1,800.00
Gallery Price $2,500.00
Extraordinary Fire Dancers
Jerry Lee
Gouache (opaque watercolor) on paper board
Sight size
23" height X 29" width
Two paper mats, regular glass, distressed wood molding
Frame size
33 1/2" height X 39 1/2" width
"Jerry Lee" at viewer's lower right
Date of creation
Circa 1980
Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed.
About The Extraordinary Fire Dancers

Eight (8) fire dancers, all painted blue, carrying torches as they sprint around one enormous fire.

Fire dancers represent a subject for which Jerry Lee is best known. This example offers an especially dynamic presentation of the theme.

About Jerry Lee

(Born 1944) Jerry Lee, a Navajo artist, was born at Wide Ruins on the Navajo Nation in northeastern Arizona. In 1964 won a first place award in the Scottsdale National Indian Art Exhibition. He later studied under Beatien Yazz.

Jerry Lee also signs his Navajo name "Hosteen Nez" to his artwork. His work is found in collections at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona; the Wheelwright Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the Museum of Northern Arizona.

Other Works By Jerry Lee:
  • Walking with Her Dog, Paintings by Jerry Lee
  • Lost and Found, Paintings by Jerry Lee

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American Indians, Dance


Jerry Lee, Navajo painting, Extraordinary Fire Dancers